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MLAC3086 Russian Popular Music in the 20th and 21st centuries

The module offers students an in-depth study of the development of popular music in Russia in the 20th and 21st centuries. The musical styles covered include estrada, jazz, avtorskaia pesnia, rock…

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CULT3014 Video Production Project

This module will apply historical and theoretical investigations of film and television culture to the art and craft of video production. The module will offer students the opportunity to apply their…

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CULT2011 Media Identities; Who We Are and How We feel

" This module develops critical modes of attention to the mediation of identity. On our screens and in our headphones we shape and re-shape our selves. Media do not reflect identities but play…

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MLAC3121 Contemporary Representation of Travel

This module will study the different ways travel has been used and represented in contemporary French and Francophone texts, arts and films. From tourism to exploration, from exile to migration, from…

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MLAC 3139 Thinking the Revolution: Ideology, Education and Culture in Cuba since 1959

This module seeks to explain the history of revolutionary change in Cuba since 1959, through an examination of its evolving ideology. Adopting both a chronological and a thematic approach, the module…

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MLAC2057 Serbian Croatian Beginners I

This module will develop your knowledge of the Serbian/Croatian language and your ability to understand and communicate information in Serbian/Croatian in the A2/B1 range of the Common European…

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MLAC3066 Brotherhood and Unity

The module offers a detailed study of selected films taken from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and its successor states, and their interaction with historical, social and political…

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CULT4033 Audiences and Consumption

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MLAC2113 Reason and its Rivals

The aim of this module is to examine a selection of theoretical approaches to modernity, beginning with Kant’s assertion of individual reason as the founding stone of enlightened social…

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MLAC2065 Introduction to Literary Translation

This module explores theoretical approaches and practical problems in literary translation. The module aims to give students an improved critical understanding of the linguistic and cultural…

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MLAC1164 Mandarin Chinese for Beginners

This module will develop your knowledge of Chinese phonetics, grammar and vocabulary and your ability to understand and communicate information, orally and in writing using Chinese characters, to…

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MLAC1167 Culture and Society of Contemporary China

In this module we will look at the social and cultural changes that have taken place in China, since 1979. The module will begin by setting out the programme of economic reform, introduced by Deng…

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LIBA3002 Synoptic Module

The synoptic module gives students the opportunity to take part in a piece of interdisciplinary project work. The module will explore the interface between science, engineering, social science and…

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HART2043 Black Art in a White Context; Display, Critique and the 'Other'

This module explores the work of Black visual artists, displayed or produced in Europe and America. It begins by considering Victorian attitudes towards African objects and culture, before exploring…

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LIBA2003 Nottingham Futures

This module focuses on applied knowledge for Natural Science and Liberal Arts students as it asks students to engage with the research undertaken at the University of Nottingham and use it to address…

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CULT3031 Self, Sign and Society

This module equips students with the theoretical tools needed to explore how social identity is both asserted and challenged through the deployment of signs broadly conceived. 'Sign' is…

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CULT3033 Gender, Sexuality and Media

This module examines the politics of gender and sexuality in media and popular culture. It offers advanced inquiry into the intersectional fields of feminism, queer theory, and media and cultural…

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CULT3042 Development and Production

The module aims to develop student understanding and knowledge of the processes and people involved in the production of film, television and screen products today. It will do so by mapping out: a)…

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LIBA3004 The Body: Thinking and Feeling

On this module, students will explore the traditions of thought that surround the operations and abilities of the human body and expose these traditions to critical reflection, as we challenge the…

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CULT2010 Understanding Cultural Industries

This module explores the complex way that cultural industries function, examining a series of dynamics that help us understand how media texts take the form they do. Specifically, it asks how modes…

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MLAC3182 Mandarin Chinese for the Advanced Level

Now that you have gained solid Mandarin language skills, we'll push you to develop these skills to a more sophisticated level. Not only will you continue to improve your understanding of the…

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MLAC3184 China in the Media

After assuming his role as General Secretary of China's Communist Party and the President of China in 2013, Xi Jinping stated in a meeting on propaganda and ideology that the task ahead was to…

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MLAC3152 Translation Project

Students will carry out an extended translation project (translation plus commentary), applying their knowledge of translation theory and their practical translation skills gained during years 1 and…

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AMCS2051 American Violence: a History

This module seeks to analyse the patterns and prevalence of violence in the USA. It will consider theories such as its origins in frontier settler societies and this may allow comparative study of…

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AMCS3025 U.S. Foreign Policy 1989-Present

This module examines the making of US foreign policy in the post-Cold War period, from the end of the Cold War to the present. It examines the grand historical narratives of American international…

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AMCS2038 America's Borders: Culture at the Limits

This module offers a hemispheric approach to North America by focusing on the history and culture of two significant borderlands regions, the Canada-US border and the Mexico-US border, as well as…

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AMCS2007 Immigration and Ethnicity in the United States Since 1870

This course examines the history of immigration to the United States from Europe, Asia, and Latin America. It traces the making and remaking of immigrant communities, cultures, and identities from…

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AMCS3068 North American Film Adaptations

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MLAC2074 19th Century French Narrative

This module will introduce you to the literature and thought of what is sometimes referred to as 'the long nineteenth century'. You will study works by Balzac, Sand and Proust, three…

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CULT3034 Public Cultures: Protest, Participation and Power

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MLAC2183 Introduction to Contemporary Science Fiction

From the turn of the last century with Jules Vernes, to more contemporary authors (Vonarburg) this module will analyse why it is that this literary genre is often considered as a subculture. From the…

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MLAC2133 The Life and Demise of the GDR

This module investigates social developments in GDR society over four decades of communist rule and social changes in Eastern Germany after the demise of the GDR. Students will be introduced to the…

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CULT2010 Understanding the Cultural Industries.

We tend to think of films and television programmes in aesthetic and artistic terms: the ways in which media texts may tell us stories or inform us about the world. However, films, television…

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CULT 3038 Global Cinema

This module investigates cinema in global context, using critical and theoretical models surrounding global production, film texts, distribution and reception. Addressing ways films have been made…

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MLAC3115 Twentieth Century German Theatre: From Avantgarde to Virtual World

This module looks at how German-language theatre has responded to the challenge of new forms of media in the course of the twentieth century and at the beginning of the twenty-first century. We will…

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CULT2021 Political Communication, Public Relations and Propaganda

This module looks at political communication in a broad sense: not only institutional and procedural politics and formal structures of power, but also promotional cultures, the politics of dissent…

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LANG3001 Inter Faculty French 3A

This is an upper intermediate course equivalent to B1 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. We aim to develop language skills which will help you to communicate in your area of…

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LANG3008 Inter Faculty French 3B

This is an upper intermediate course equivalent to B1 or B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. We aim to develop language skills which would help you to communicate in your…

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language for business-1920 (1)

Languages for Business project

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CULT4057 Arts in Society

Building on the strong base that students already have from their undergraduate studies this module helps them develop an understanding of the practices and techniques required to produce advanced…

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CULT4058 Mastering The Arts

Building on the strong base that students already have from their undergraduate studies this module helps them develop an understanding of the methods, practices and techniques required to produce…

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CLAS2001 CLAS Work Placement Module

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CLAS3002 Teaching Film and Media Studies for Undergraduate Ambassadors

This module offers you the chance to understand, interrogate and practice the art of teaching. Combining educational theory with practical experience, you will employ your subject knowledge on a…

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CLAS3001 Communicating and Teaching Languages for Undergraduate Ambassadors

This module offers you the chance to understand, interrogate and practice the art of teaching. Combining educational theory with practical experience, you will employ your subject knowledge on a…

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MLAC3134 Business & Society in Spain ESP

The main themes this module (that is taught in Spanish) addresses include the economic legacy of dictatorship, Spanish business’ response to globalisation, and the relationship between the…

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 9th, 2019 0 likes 93 plays 0  

MLAC3134 Business & Society in Spain ENG

The main themes this module (that is taught in Spanish) addresses include the economic legacy of dictatorship, Spanish business’ response to globalisation, and the relationship between the…

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MLAC2053 French New Wave Cinema

This module involves close study of four films from the pathbreaking post-war movement in French film, the New Wave. As well as learning the techniques of film study, students are encouraged to…

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MLAC2054 Serbian and Croatian Literature

This module explores the extraordinary destinies and thought-provoking works of the writers from former Yugoslavia from the First World War to the Second World War and the Holocaust to the Yugoslav…

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MLAC2051 Media in Russia

If you want to improve your language as well as your general knowledge about Russia and what it means to be Russian – choose this module. You will learn about advertising, social media, TV and…

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CULT3041 Working in the Cultural Industries

The cultural and creative industries are at the forefront of government strategies across the world for developing post-industrial economies, are seen as exciting places to work, and regularly…

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MLAC1155 The Clash of Empires

This module embarks on an exciting journey through space and time to explore the great empires which clashed over a small but important corner of Europe: the Balkan peninsula.

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MLAC3162 German Colonialism: History, Memory, Literature

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MLAC3145 Translation and Linguistic Exchange

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MLAC3165 Individual & Society

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MLAC3163 Citizenship, Ethnicity and National Identity in Post-War France

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MLAC3159 French Avant-Garde

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MLAC3157 Subtitling and Dubbing from French into English

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MLAC3158 Language Contact & French

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MLAC3174 Translation and Linguistic Exchange

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MLAC3142 People and Propaganda

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MLAC3079 Mythology in German literature

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MLAC2169 On Location - Cinematic Explorations of Contemporary France

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MLAC2177 Sociolinguistics: An Introduction

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MLAC3089 Dissertation in French Studies

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MLAC2167 Art and Contemporary Visual Culture in France

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MLAC2168 European Silent Cinema

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MLAC2151 Contemporary French Cinema and Social Issues

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MLAC3124 French Documentary Cinema

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MLAC2122 Enlightenment Literature

"Incan princesses, tortured lovers, imprisoned nuns, social outcasts, hermits and shipwrecks: eighteenth-century fiction was rich in both its characters and its themes, and written in a time of…

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MLAC2119 Media in Germany

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MLAC2054 Serbian and Croatian Literature

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MLAC2053 French New Wave Cinema

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MLAC2117 Huit Tableaux

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MLAC2184 La France en guerre - mémoires de la Première guerre mondiale

This module will introduce students to aspects of the First World War in France and in its colonial empire via the study of primary historical sources and historiography.

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CULT3019 The New Hollywood

This module examines sixty years of change in Hollywood, looking at key historical moments in which filmmakers, critics, audiences, and academics have declared the dawning of something…

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MLAC3094 La République Gaullienne

This module tells the story of how one man, Charles de Gaulle, rescued and reshaped the French Republic in 1958, before being rejected by a people that no longer loved him in 1969.

From  Sarah Woodcock on June 7th, 2019 0 likes 152 plays 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies module in a minute: Spanish Theatre & Society, 1936-Present

Dr Simon Breden, Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, gives an overview of the module Spanish Theatre & Society, 1936-Present

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Huit Tableaux

Dr Paul Smith, Department of French and Francophone Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Huit Tableaux: Art and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France (1799-1871)

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Fictions of Self Knowledge

Dr James Helgeson, Department of French and Francophone Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Fictions of Self Knowledge

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Understanding Cultural Industries

Paul Grainge, Professor of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module Understanding Cultural Industries

From  Susie Smithurst on October 11th, 2016 0 likes 173 plays 0  

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: American Madness Mental Illness in History and Culture

Dr Robin Vandome, Department of American and Canadian Studies, gives a brief overview of the module American Madness: Mental Illness in History and Culture

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Latino Cultures

Dr Stephanie Lewthwaite, Department of American and Canadian Studies, gives a brief overview of the module Latino Cultures

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Transnational Media

Dr Mark Gallagher, Department of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module Transnational Media

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Cultures, Languages and Area Studies Module in a Minute: Film and Television Genres

Roberta Pearson, Professor of Culture, Film and Media, gives a brief overview of the module entitled "Film and Television Genres"

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American and Canadian Studies Alumni event 2016

Staff and students from the Department of American and Canadian Studies met with former students to discuss career opportunities.

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Kate Scott, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Kate Scott, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Miranda Keast, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Miranda Keast, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, talks about his career path

Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, talks about his career path

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Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, explains how his degree course shaped his career

Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, explains how his degree course shaped his career

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Staff and students from American and Canadian Studies respond to the 2016 Alumni event

Staff and students from American and Canadian Studies respond to the 2016 Alumni event

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Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, explains how her degree course shaped her career

Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, explains how her degree course shaped her career

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Libby Fox

CLAS student Libby Fox talks about her work based placement experience.

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